CMAs 2010: The nominees for Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (both over and under 25 employees)
There are just two categories left to be announced for the 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards - the ING Direct awards for Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (more than 25 employees) and Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (less than 25 employees).
Tapping into credit unions
Credit unions haven't always been seen as broker-friendly, but many are now looking to build business through this channel. CMP gets the lowdown on accessing a flow of funds from this lender category
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year
Check out the 2010 nominees for the Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year.
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Alternative Broker of the Year
Check out the nominees for the Home Trust award for Alternative Mortgage Broker of the Year.
CMAs 2010: Nominees for Best Customer Service, Employer of Choice
With our popular vote awards categories announced last week, we're moving on to tell you about the nominees in the remaining 12 awards slots. Below, check out the nominees for the Merix Financial award for Best Customer Service (individual office) and the Employer of Choice award.
UPDATED: CMAs 2010: Best Community Service Effort nominees
The 2010 CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards are a week away -- here is the updated finalist list for the Home Loans Canada award for Best Community Service Effort
Once a broker, always a broker
After brokering for 15 years, Victor Peca took a hiatus to work on the lending side. Just three weeks back into brokering, CMP caught up with this former top seller to see what it''s like to start all over
Money now or later? The trailer fee debate
There are still only two Canadian lenders offering the trailer fee option, but that doesn't mean it's not being talked about. CMP checks in with brokers to see what they like and dislike about this form of payment
CMP recently polled 14 national brokerages across Canada to uncover what they offer their brokers - everything from compensation to training to ancillary services. Here are the results.
Commercial market back on track
Canada's commercial mortgage market has changed drastically over the last two years, with appetite for certain sectors completely drying up and lending guidelines drastically tightening. All that seems to be on the way out, however, as recent signs point to a recovery.